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    SubjectRe: GGI Project Unhappy On Linux
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    Jes Degn Soerensen <jds@kom.auc.dk> writes:

    > >>>>> "Andrej" == Andrej Presern <andrejp@luz.fe.uni-lj.si> writes:
    >
    > Andrej> Alan Cox wrote:
    > >> Its just these funny intel boxes that need moving to some kind of
    > >> fbcon/kgi combo. fbcon does all the framebuffer, kgi has the
    > >> loadable pc style drivers and some work on acceleration that is
    > >> going to go somewhere good whatever shape it ends up in. The
    > >> combination of the lot once figured will be real nice for everyone

    > Andrej> Can best parts of KGI and fbcon be merged? How much work would
    > Andrej> that propose to both sides?

    > Yes and I do not even think it will be too hard to do.

    > The KGI guys have a lot of nice drivers for various PC chipsets, we
    > have the glue code to bind it to the console and let it work with both
    > VGA-style text consoles and framebuffer consoles which are needed on
    > some architectures. fbcon[1] may need some changes, but the concept is
    > quite flexible and I belive we can be made to work in a way that will
    > suit all of us.

    framebuffer consoles would also be nice for those of us who have fixed
    frequency monitors on their PC's.


    Steve
    dunham@cps.msu.edu

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